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Who am I and why am I here?
I am a second year master's student at LTI. I am interested in working on problems that have an application of language technologies. This course offers me an interesting opportunity to learn about recent developments in the field of machine learning for structure prediction and its application to language technologies.
Having worked on statistical machine translation, I believe structure prediction in the domain of language is an exciting research area. I am currently working on letter to phoneme conversion for speech recognition with Prof. Alex Rudnicky.
Click here to go to my project page for the class.
- Watanabe et al., EMNLP 2007. Online Large-Margin Training for Statistical Machine Translation (due 9/30)
- Lehnen et al., ICASSP 2011. Incorporating Alignments into Conditional Random Fields for Grapheme to Phoneme Conversion (due 9/30)
- Bartlett et al., ACL-HLT 2008. Automatic Syllabification with Structured SVMs for Letter-to-Phoneme Conversion (due 9/30)
- Roth and Yih, ICML 2005. Integer Linear Programming Inference for Conditional Random Fields (due 11/2)
- Tackstrom and McDonald, ECIR 2011. Discovering fine-grained sentiment with latent variable structured prediction models (due 11/30)
- Hopkins and May, EMNLP 2011. Tuning as Ranking (due 11/30)
- Online large-margin training (due 9/30)
- Entropy Gradient for Semi-Supervised Conditional Random Fields (due 11/2)